London is undoubtably one of the best places in the world to celebrate New Year’s Eve, with revellers gathering from all over the globe to see out the year gone by in a flurry of fireworks and festivities. London Bridge is no exception; whether you’re looking to dine the night away or dance ’til dawn, here’s our pick of parties to suit all tastes. 1. Start 2017 on a high at The View from The Shard The View from The Shard has all the ingredients for a truly memorable New Year’s Eve experience. Take in panoramic views of the city’s festivities playing out below, as you sip champagne from the top of Western Europe’s tallest building. Tickets to the New Year’s Eve party on levels 69 and 72 include a welcome cocktail, a live set from DJ Santero, a glass of champagne to toast in the New Year and a goody bag. £199 per person, available to book here 2. Party off the beaten track with Nine Lives If delicious cocktails, good company and dancing are your thing, head down to Nine Lives basement paradise. DJs High Fashion Technique will take you on a deep delve into their record bags, bringing you the ultimate soundtrack to see 2017 out with a bang. £10 per person. Tickets here. 3. Jive into the wee hours at Village East’s Prohibition Party Think gangsters, flapper dresses, feather bowers and braces, but most importantly, a one of a kind location for the most happening speakeasy in town. Guests will be suitably wined and dined before entering the lounge for cocktails, dancing and more cocktails. £55 per person. Book here 4. Dine in style at The Coal Shed The Coal Shed will be serving an a la Carte menu, with their famous sharing 35 day aged steaks and South coast fish. The bar will be serving special cocktails, with experts on hand to help you choose the perfect bottle of wine. Each booking will be treated to a complimentary glass of champagne or OTB Cocktail. Book your table here. 5. oblix at The Shard oblix will be treating diners to celebratory canapés and a four course menu, specially designed by executive chef, Marcus Eaves. The meal will be accompanied by champagne and wine pairings, flowing throughout the evening. With views of the capital providing a stunning backdrop, guests will be welcomed into oblix west to enjoy the fireworks display, before moving across to the oblix east, where a live band and dj will keep the party going until the small hours. £450 per person. Booking details here
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The Extraordinary Travelling Film Show will host two festive film nights at The View from The Shard this December. Bring a loved one to the top of London’s tallest building with the capital’s lights twinkling below. Bonus – you’ll be seriously close to the flight path of Father Christmas! Miracle on 34th Street | Tuesday 12th December This timeless Christmas classic only improves with age. See it on the big screen with a complimentary Grey Goose cocktail and free popcorn, while enjoying views of London that only Father Christmas gets to see as he makes his rounds! Book now Scrooge | Wednesday 13th December This has to be the definitive version of Charles Dickens’ classic starring Alistair Sim, with its ‘lashings of festive cheer and a fair dollop of fine performances that will leave you in the mood for mince pies and a newer sense of seasonal goodwill to all men’, according to Empire Magazine. Book now
This summer, The View from The Shard are introducing two new exhilarating Virtual Reality experiences on their open-air Skydeck. For a limited time, you’ll be able to test your balance on ‘Vertigo’ or enjoy the thrill of ‘The Slide’ travelling at up to 100 miles per hour… if you dare! THE SLIDE Enjoy the thrill of travelling at up to 100mph on the world’s highest virtual slide. Experience heights up to 800ft above London on an adrenaline-fuelled 360-degree virtual reality experience that swoops and slides through the city’s skyline. The hair-raising ride takes you on an extreme multi-sensory journey and finally answers the call of Londoner’s to turn The Shard into a helter skelter! VERTIGO Test your nerve and fear of heights on Vertigo! This virtual adventure sees the building fall away, leaving you suspended in the air, walking across The Shard’s early infrastructure and balancing on the stripped back construction site of Western Europe’s tallest building. Romeo the fox – our mascot that represents the intrepid real fox who was discovered on level 72 during construction of the building – also makes an appearance as you take your instructions from the site foreman. VIRTUAL REALITY TICKETS AVAILABLE TO BOOK UPON ARRIVAL ON THE OPEN-AIR SKYDECK Book your experience
Anyone for tennis? Join The View from The Shard 800ft above London’s skyline – the best place to watch Wimbledon! The matches will be screened on the open-air Skydeck at the top of The Shard. An alternative to Murray Mound, experience the very best of British traditions surrounded by 360-degree panoramic views of the city. Sip on Lanson champagne and indulge in strawberries and cream whilst cheering on your favourite players. Other tasty refreshments and tennis-themed cocktails include the Highest Serve, a refreshing blend of Black Label Champagne Lanson with raspberry liqueur, and delicious tennis ball macarons. Entry to The Lanson Wimbledon Experience is included for all visitors to The View from The Shard.